First in a three-part dramatised documentary series that brings the story of Charles Dickens to life, presented by Peter Ackroyd. This week, how the writer's early years shaped his life and work.Tweet
Novels That Shaped Our World | The Class Ceiling
This episode deals with class in all its shapes and sizes, from all sides of the class divide, in the UK, USA and India.
World Book Club | Charles Dickens - Great Expectations
In this special edition of World Book Club, biographer Claire Tomalin talks to Harriett Gilbert about Dickens novel Great Expectations live from the BBC Radio Theatre, with actor Simon Callow.